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Blockchain Learning Track sponsored by Microsoft
Brief Description: Blockchain offers the opportunity to revolutionize business processes and dramatically increase economic empowerment for everyone. Established business organizations and Start-Ups are focusing more development resources on Blockchain initiatives. In this Learning Track, we will attempt to provide a “get started” overview of the following:
1-What is Blockchain and why is it potentially so revolutionary?
2-What are companies like Microsoft providing to enable Blockchain Solution development?
3-How can Analytics help focus your Blockchain Initiatives to deliver value?
4-Blockchain Start-Up Inspiration Presentation and Learning Track Wrap-up
1:00 – 1:30: Sprint Blockchain Opportunity and Why You Should Care Overview – presented by Lyle Paczkowski, Senior Technology Strategist at Sprint’s Advanced Technology Development Division
1:30 – 2:30: Microsoft Blockchain Strategy & Blockchain as a Service Overview – presented by PJ Johnson, Principal Architect at Microsoft, and Michael Binggeli, Senior Software Engineer at Sogeti
2:30 – 3:00: How Analytics Can Help Focus Your Blockchain Initiatives – presented by Fred Hefer, CEO of Pomerol Partners
3:00-3:30: Blockchain Start-Up Inspiration Presentation & Learning Track Wrap-Up – presented by Nicolas Fierro, CEO of Mimir Blockchain Solutions